BMWU, Commissioner strike unionisation compromise

BMWU Members
BMWU Members

FRANCISTOWN: There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel between Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) and the Commissioner of Labour over the unionisation of Makoro Brick employees.

BMWU and Makoro Brick have been embroiled in a protracted battle since 2001 over the unionisation of the latter’s employees as per their right to form a union if they meet the 33% threshold of unionising.

The labour battle between BMWU and Makoro ended up entangling two Palapye labour office employees, Luzibo Mgadla and Gilbert Roberts, who were ordered to appear before the Francistown Industrial Court Judge Christian Diwanga for failing to comply with a court order that Diwanga previously issued.

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